Thermo King Announces 2009 Dealer and Corporate Award Winners

(Minneapolis - February 23, 2010) - Thermo King recently announced the top-performing individuals and dealerships for 2009 at its annual Dealer Meeting. The award winners were recognized for their hard work, dedication and un-ending focus on customers, quality and reliability, and innovation.

Thermo King's 2009 award winners include:

Eastern Region Dealer of the Year
Transport Refrigeration, Inc., De Pere, Wisc.; Dave Swanson, Owner

Western Region Dealer of the Year
Thermo King Sales & Service, St. Paul, Minn.; Dan Santarsiero, Owner

Bus Dealer of the Year
Thermo King of Pittsburgh, Inc.; Price Family, Owners

Latin Dealer of the Year
Thermo King de Panama; Kathleen McGrath, Owner

Dealer Parts Manager of the Year
Keith Rosenau, Gulf Coast Thermo King, Tampa, Fla.

Dealer Sales Manager of the Year
Mark Schultz, Thermo King of Denver, Denver, Col.

Dealer Service Manager of the Year
Jim Griffin, Thermo King Chesapeake, Delmar, Del.

Bus Manager of the Year
Tom O’Reilly, Northeast Regional Service Manager, Bus Climate Control

District Sales Manager of the Year
John MacDougall, District 6

District Service Manager of the Year
Tom Bland, District 12

National Accounts Manager of the Year
Tim Minor

*Photos of award winners are available upon request.

Thermo King Corporation, a business unit of diversified industrial firm Ingersoll Rand Company Limited, was founded in 1938 and manufactures transport temperature control systems for a variety of mobile applications, including trailers, truck bodies, buses, shipboard containers and railway cars. The company operates 10 manufacturing facilities and 17 parts distribution centers worldwide. Sales and service is provided by a global dealer network of 865 independently owned companies in 75 countries.

Mike O'Brien, Thermo King Corporation
Mike O'Brien

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